About NOLA to Angola

NOLA to Angola is a long-distance, solidarity bike ride established in 2011 to raise funds for the Cornerstone Builders‘ Bus Project.  All riders are sponsored, and all sponsorship funds pay for this bus service.

Press covering the 2015 ride: The Advocate | WWNO | The Gambit | NOLA.com

A local bike blog that posted about our send off (http://yeahyouride.com/2013/10/18/nola-to-angola-a-ride-to-the-farm/)

One great opinion piece from nola.com:  http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.ssf/2013/10/nola_to_angola_bus_ride_helps.html

The NOLA to Angola route travels over 160 miles from New Orleans to Angola prison over a three-day period.  The route covers areas of Southeast Louisiana that are of ecological, historical, and social interest.

Areas and locations of interest include:

  • the River Road
  • Bonnet Carre’ Spillway
  • Cancer Alley
  • the German Coast
  • Maurepas Swamp
  • Baton Rouge
  • the Tunica Hills.

More information on the Route here

Along the way, experts will speak about topics such as the Louisiana wetlands crisis and the local environs (pdf) the petro-chemical corridor, the Louisiana prison system, and Louisiana history.  We hope that riders will not only enjoy but learn on the journey.

3 thoughts on “About NOLA to Angola

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  2. I’d be interested in riding this, but need more details and unable to any of the info meetings as I am in Texas. Could you please shoot me an email with contact info so that I may call you.

    Thanks’

    Sue

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